Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, December 28, 2004

Today

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's Restaurant. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Polaris House, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. various activities Monday through Friday, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, on the way to Costco. Details: 780-6775.

The Amazing Bookstore Sale, 10 a.m.- 7 p.m., Airport Shopping Center. All proceeds from sales support local public libraries. Sale from Dec. 26-31. Details: 789-9757.

Sewing Circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Quilting Circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Medicare Benefit Discussion, 11 a.m., Juneau Senior Center, 895 W. 12th St. Find out if you are eligible for the $600 a month Medicare prescription benefit. Details: 463-6175.

Rotary Club of Juneau meeting, noon every Tuesday, Baranof Hotel.

Stitch 'N Knit, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Tuesday (noon-7 p.m. on days school are closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Sports Challenge 5-6 p.m.; Career Launch 4-5 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Open Lab 5-6 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

Valley Head Start Parent Committee meeting, 6-8 p.m., St. Brendan's Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Rd. Dinner will be served and transportation provided if you call ahead. Details: 790-2431.

Drunk Driving Panel meeting, 6:15-7:45 p.m., Catholic Cathedral Parish Hall on 5th Street. Sponsored by Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Details: 463-2562.

Juneau Chess Club meeting, 7-9 p.m., Downtown library. Everyone welcome to come play a game. Details: 790-1934.

Wednesday, Dec. 29

Polaris House, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. various activities Monday through Friday, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, on the way to Costco. Details: 780-6775.

The Amazing Bookstore Sale, 10 a.m.- 7 p.m., Airport Shopping Center. All proceeds from sales support local public libraries. Sale from Dec. 26-31. Details: 789-9757.

Day of Quilting, Sewing and Good Fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

Low-impact exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependent Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday, Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St.

Contract Bridge, 1-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Polaris House, 1-4 p.m. art projects, 7-10 p.m. popcorn and a movie, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, next to the Gastineau Human Services campus. Details: 780-6775.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Wednesday (noon-7 p.m. on days school are closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; SMART Kids 4-5 p.m.; Digital Arts 5-6 p.m.; and Arts & Crafts 2:30-5 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Free Suppers, 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Church of Christ annex behind the church building at the corner of Mendenhall Loop Road and Trinity Drive. Details or free transportation: 463-9339 or 463-2517.

Free Early Pregnancy Education, 6 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center. Details: Johanna, 586-1203.

Narcotics Anonymous Step it Up Step Study, 6-7:30 p.m., Rainforest Activity Center behind Bartlett Regional Hospital, 3240 Hospital Drive. Children welcome.

Water Walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

Citizens Transit Committee meeting, 7 p.m., Downtown library, large conference room. Details: 586-9540.

Pay-As-You-Can Show, 7 p.m., Perseverance Theatre in Douglas. Details: 364-2421, ext. 221.

Thursday, Dec. 30

Polaris House, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. various activities Monday through Friday, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, on the way to Costco. Details: 780-6775.

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

The Amazing Bookstore Sale, 10 a.m.- 7 p.m., Airport Shopping Center. All proceeds from sales support local public libraries. Sale from Dec. 26-31. Details: 789-9757.

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

Pinochle Games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Craft 'N Gab, 1 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Judy, 789-6918.

Board and card games at Polaris House, 2-4 p.m., 1705 Anka St. No. 1, next to the Gastineau Human Services campus. Details: 780-6775.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Thursday (noon-7 p.m. on days school are closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Skill Tech 5-6 p.m.; Sports Challenge 5-6 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Computer Lab Orientation 3:30-4:30 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

Pay-As-You-Can Show, 7 p.m., Perseverance Theatre in Douglas. Details: 364-2421, ext. 221.

Friday, Dec. 31

Polaris House, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. various activities Monday through Friday, 4-9 p.m. dinner and a movie, 1705 Anka St. No. 1, on the way to Costco. Details: 780-6775.

The Amazing Bookstore Sale, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., Airport Shopping Center. All proceeds from sales support local public libraries. Sale from Dec. 26-31. Details: 789-9757.

Low-impact exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Juneau, 2:30-7 p.m. every Friday (noon-7 p.m. on days school are closed or dismissal is earlier), 8825 Mallard St. (behind the Nugget Mall). Open Lab 5-6 p.m.; Power Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Movie Tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535.

• Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. They can also be faxed to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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